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Nurses’ Impact on Firearm Safety

Guest Editor

Andrea Warner Stidham, PhD, RN is an Assistant Professor of Nursing at Kent State University in Kent, Ohio and is the Associate Editor for OJIN. Her clinical experiences include psychiatric/mental health nursing across the lifespan. Andrea received her BSN and MSN from Kent State University in Kent, Ohio and her PhD from the Joint PhD in Nursing from Kent State University and the University of Akron. Her research interests and authored articles focus on healing from trauma, including posttraumatic growth, for survivors of sexual violence, HIV-positive pregnant and postpartum women, and spouses of deployed U.S. service members.

The 4 new articles in this new OJIN topic, Nurses’ Impact on Firearm Safety, offer insights into the issue of firearm violence in the United States with opportunities for nurses to make the places we work and live safer for all.

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